A 49-year-old South San Francisco man suffered major injuries Monday night when he was hit by a car while crossing the street, police said.
The man was crossing the 600 block of El Camino Real at West Orange Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle driven by an 18-year-old man at about 10 p.m., according to South San Francisco police.
A preliminary investigation indicated the victim had been in a crosswalk when the collision occurred, though he was crossing on a red light, police said.
The vehicle that hit him was traveling at about 45 mph, police said.
He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital suffering major injuries, which were not expected to be life threatening.
The driver was not injured.
Anyone who might have witnessed the collision is asked to contact the South San Francisco Police Department at (650) 877-8900.
-Bay City News